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Assistant Director of Litigation

Date Posted: 5/10/2023

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Job Description

Experienced Civil Rights Litigation Attorney, with 8 years of experience

Unique opportunity to work with a civil rights advocacy group with a 30-year track record of promoting human rights based in Washington, D.C.   

(1) J.D. degree from accredited law school and member in good standing with a state bar association;
(2) Eight years of federal litigation experience in federal courts with experience in immigration, voting rights, and/or education opportunities, strongly preferred; and 
(3) Demonstrated experience in investigation and developmennt of  impact litigation advancing civil rights
(4) Duties include taking and defending depositions, drafting discovery requests, expert reports, and first-chair trial experience.

You should be able to work as an ADVOCATE in a colloborative, team-oriented environment and show leadership skills in advancing the goals of the organization with minimal supervision. This position requires the candidate to be in the D.C. office on at least a hybrid basis and involves only limited travel outside D.C. 

This is a salaried position with benefits in a well-funded orgnanization that has given us the privilege and challenge of finding the right candidate for the job.  Please apply if you would enjoy a leadership position in a progressive, human rights organization in D.C. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and make hiring decisions based on merit. Recruitment, hiring, training, and job assignments are made without regard to race, color, national origin, age, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, or any other protected classification. We consider all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.
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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:Full-Time
  • Location:Washington, DC
  • Job Type:Legal
  • Experience:Not Specified
  • Education:Not Specified
  • Date Posted:5/10/2023
  • Contact: Sada Manickam (916) 758-4480
  • Pay Range: $150,000.00 - $150,000.00 Annually
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Job Reference: JO-2211-182126